UKCSGO is teaming up with ASTRO Gaming to bring you a 64 team single elimination tournament with a prize pool of 5 ASTRO A40 headsets and 10,000 FaceIT points. The tournament is a best-of-one single elimination tournament but with a best-of-three final. The best-of-three finals is only made possible due to the great support from FaceIT, tying our tournament into their development platform where they are currently working on best-of-three tournaments.
We’re entering week four of the renewed UKCSGO Weekly Tournament and we’ve seen some great talent shine so far in the matches.
Today we’re making a change that will impact all players in the tournaments whether you play it for fun or take it seriously. As part of our partnership with FACEIT we’ve been given access to enable their anti-cheat client on our tournaments.
So from now on when playing a UKCSGO Weekly, the FACEIT Anti-Cheat Client must be enabled at all times, you can find a link to the anti-cheat by clicking here and choosing the correct option for your version of windows (sorry Mac and Linux users.)
Once it’s installed and [...]
Word has been released from the UKGT camp this morning about them taking an unscheduled two-week break from their timetable. This is mostly due to a clash with the UK Masters qualifiers, and teams voicing their desire to play in these.
In a statement Ben released earlier today, he mentions that they do have a 5 point penalty point system in place for teams who don’t show up to their games. If fewer teams wanted to play the UK Masters qualifiers, then it sounds like these rules were ready to be enforced.
The delay is caused due to a number of teams wanting to participate in the UK masters qualifiers over the next two weeks. As our rulebook suggests if a team does [...]
It is with great pleasure that I can announce that GoatBet is joining us for the UKCSGO Weekly Tournament. This partnership allows us to offer giveaways during the stream and offer something extra to the winning team. Now, in addition to the FACEIT points, the winning team will receive £10 worth of free eSports bets each. This is subject to each member being over 18 years old, and having a GoatBet account.
We will also have a collection of £5 free eSports bets that we will be giving away during the stream via out new Twitch chat bot, so make sure you tune in and get involved in the chat.
While they do cover the CSGO scene and allow bets to be placed on certain games, [...]